INM titles dominate the market
Independent News & Media titles continue to dominate the Irish newspaper landscape, new circulation figures show.
According to ABC figures from January to June 2015, the Herald sells 48,133 copies of its morning and evening edition and holds 18.7pc of the daily popular market.
The Irish Independent leads in the quality newspaper market and accounts for 50pc of all sales at 109,524 copies, compared to the Irish Times with 76,194 sales, and 33,198 at the Irish Examiner. The Irish Independent increased its share of the market from a year ago.
The Sunday Independent is Ireland's biggest-selling newspaper, with a massive 64.9pc of the market share at 213,549 copies.
"Today's ABC figures confirm how INM titles have performed very strongly in the daily and Sunday markets," said INM Editor-in-Chief Stephen Rae.
"It proves once again the connection our papers have with the Irish people.
"The Irish Independent exhibited its valued place in society, selling more copies daily than the rest of the quality daily market - the Irish Times and the Irish Examiner - combined.
"In the Sunday market generally, our two titles the Sunday Independent and Sunday World command 55.4pc of the total market," he added.